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Tehran Game Convention Slated for July

So far, 90 video games have been submitted to enroll  in the Gamistan Awards.So far, 90 video games have been submitted to enroll  in the Gamistan Awards.

The second round of Tehran Game Convention is slated for July 5-6. On the sidelines of the event, a competition dubbed “Gamistan Awards” is planned, featuring 90 video games from eight countries, namely Iran, India, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkey, Bahrain, Egypt and Azerbaijan.

TGC, which is one of the biggest business-to-business conventions for video game industry in the Middle East and North Africa region, has introduced “Gamistan Awards” as a competition among 33 countries in which a total population of two billion resides, 40% of which play games on a daily basis, Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation reported.
“Gamistan” is made up of two parts: “game”, and “stan” (a suffix used in Persian and Hindu-European languages for location) and is used to refer to a great geographical area of the video games industry, according to the event’s official website. 

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